Weekly Update:
November 4, 2019
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Chamber & Community News
RFP for 2020-2021 River Heights Chamber South Metro Living Guide
The Chamber has worked with many great publishers over the years to produce this quality community magazine, the South Metro Living Guide! The publication includes various areas of interest in the community, schools, events, area business resources and recognitions, and info on the Chamber itself. The South Metro Living Guide also includes the Chamber's business membership directory and area business advertisements that make the publication possible! We are looking for new ideas and areas of interest to include from our members!

If you are a publisher interested in producing this sought after Chamber publication, that is available to the community at no charge, please contact Nicole for RFP specifications and to submit your proposal. If you have ideas for inclusions in the publication, please contact Nicole as well.

RFPs due by November 26, 2019 to Nicole here.
Apply Now for the Employer of the Year for People with Disabilities Award
The River Heights Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board (WDB), is excited to present this NEW award in order to increase the awareness about hiring people with disabilities and recognize employers who do so!

*The winner will be honored at the River Heights Chamber Annual Meeting luncheon held on January 9, 2020, at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront.

Do you know of/are you an Employer that hires/retains/works with people with disabilities? We want to know! 

Deadline to submit an application is Monday, November 4th!
Upcoming Chamber Events
Chamber Meetings & Events This Week:

Wednesday, November 6
  • 8 a.m. - Dakota County Transportation Priorities @ River Heights Chamber Office, IGH

Thursday, November 7
Dakota County Transportation Priorities Meeting
Wednesday, November 6
8 - 9 a.m.
River Heights Chamber Conference Room
Please RSVP as space is limited

Dakota County is updating its 2030 long range Transportation Plan and the County Board and staff want to hear from business owners, how the county should prioritize.

The Transportation plan is used by County staff and their partners as a guide to implement the County Comprehensive Plan, support existing and planned land use, document policies and strategies and identify long-term investment needs.  
Join us for the Chamber's County-Wide Business Expo & After Hours
Wednesday, November 13
5 - 7 PM
LaGrand Conference at
GrandStay Hotel
7083 153rd St W., Apple Valley

This event is free to attend and includes a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and over 40 exhibits from participating members. Plus, lots of great door prizes for you to win (some valued at $100 each)!

Booth Space Pricing :
  • 1/2 booth (3’ of shared 6’ table) = $90
  • 6’ table = $150
  • 6’ free-standing display = $150

Reserve your booth space with Colleen  here
River Heights Chamber 2020 Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting
Thursday, January 9, 2020
11:30 a.m.
InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront

The River Heights Board of Directors invite you to join them for the 2020 Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony. Join 2019 Chairman Jake Sedlacek as he passes the gavel to 2020 Chairman Adam Bengtson and celebrate with us as we honor the Business of the Year and Forrest Glewwe Visions of Excellence award recipients, as well as the new award: Employer of the Year for People with Disabilities in partnership with the Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board!

The River Heights Chamber is excited to partner with member Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures to host our meeting at their property, the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel.

Click here for more details and to register!
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Economic Development & Workforce News
The Drover Apartments Ribbon Cutting
Thank you to The Drover Apartments for inviting us to participate in their Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Oct. 28, 2019!

We're excited for this new housing development in South St. Paul!

See more photos here
Member News & Events
Statewide Policy Tour in
South St. Paul
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Rihm Kenworth
425 Concord Street So.
South St. Paul

Please join us in South St. Paul and make your voice heard in the 2020 legislative session. Hear what Minnesota companies are forecasting for growth and what it means for the Chamber's legislative agenda to grow our economy together.

  • Network with your peers
  • Discuss policy changes to help your business succeed and grow jobs in Minnesota
  • Engage in our grassroots efforts
  • Tour the Rihm Kenworth. facility following the meeting! 

Registration | 8:00 a.m.
Meeting | 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Optional Tour | 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

No cost to attend but registration is needed.
Hot Deals & Employment Opportunities!
Share your Hot Deal or Employment Opportunities with the Chamber!  It's a free member benefit !

Login to your member account or contact the Chamber here
Advertising Space Open for Your Business This Fall!
Does Your Business Have a Special Event or Promotion You Want to Share with the Chamber & Community?
For only $150 a month, you can have your ad displayed in each week (four weeks) of the Chamber's valued member benefit, the Weekly Update!
  • The weekly email is sent to over 600 business representatives each week
  • Plus your ad will be shared online and through the Chamber's Social Media!
  • Don't miss this affordable member opportunity!

Interested? Contact Nicole, here!
See more details to sign up here
River Heights Chamber of Commerce | 651.451.2266 | nicole@riverheights.com | riverheights.com